The Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance and The Center for the Study of Women & Society present:
Gerry Milligan, Italian, The College of Staten Island, CUNY
“Women in Combat?: The Ambivalent Discourse of Female Militancy in Renaissance Italy”
Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Room 9204, Graduate Center, CUNY
GERRY MILLIGAN is an Associate Professor of Italian at The College of Staten Island, CUNY. His research interests are Italian Renaissance literature, gender studies and women writers of late-medieval/Renaissance Europe. In addition to his classes on Italian language, he teaches courses on Medieval and Renaissance literature and culture. Professor Milligan often focuses on social histories of the past in tandem with literary representations in order to question our assumptions of pre-modern life.
Co-sponsored with the CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences.
This event will be held at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street). It is free and open to the public. For more information about the SSWR, please see our website[sswrnyc.hcommons.org [sswrnyc.hcommons.org]].
ALL ARE WELCOME!